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Family viciously harassed by officers after 4-year-old leaves discount store with...

Iesha Harper and Dravon Ames are suing the city of Phoenix, AZ after footage has emerged of police officers drawing a gun and threatening to shoot them, after their four-your-old daughter allegedly left a store with a doll valued at 99 cents.


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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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The American Black Film Festival is going down in Miami and TheGrio is front and center for all the festivities. Tons of famous faces headed down to the beach this week to mix and mingle with fans, creatives, and...
Nipsey Hussle will be honored with posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards


What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke,...

50 sexy things to do on your next baecation for an unforgettable getaway

Here are five lit locales for every taste and budget along with the insider scoop on where to stay, where to play and more for you and your favorite person to experience an unforgettable getaway.
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Details released about Baby Phat relaunch, collaboration with Forever 21

The Baby Phat streetwear clothing line is being relaunched later this year in collaboration with...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes...

HIV-positive man discriminated against by barbershop, but he gets the last cut

 A California man has been awarded damages after he was denied service at a Los...


Authorities seek battery charge against Raptors executive Masai Ujiri

As the jubilation rose when the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA Championship, the team's president got into trouble for an alleged shove when he made his way to the court in Oakland

VROOOM! San Antonio Spurs’ Dejounte Murray gives little brother big gift for graduation

San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray, who's been more or less a dad to...

Texas football referee caught on tape throwing around n-word suspended

 A Texas football referee has been sidelined for the 2019 season amid reports he was...

Ex-Boston baseball star David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar; shooter beaten by crowd

 Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a gunshot...
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Former Georgetown hoop star to spend 20 years in prison for assault

Former basketball standout Victor Page will now spend time behind bars for assault. Page is now facing 20 years in prison.


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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
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Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He's a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for an article in Forbes magazine, the iconic rapper has amassed...

Sorry, cosmetics brand Black Opal isn’t Black, but here’s how it threatens real Black business

Black Twitter was stunned to find out that Black Opal, the cosmetics brand that has been a staple in our communities for a quarter century, is not Black-owned.
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Roxane Gay and Medium launch ‘Gay Magazine’

Author and social activist Roxane Gay has collaborated with the online publishing platform Medium to officially launch Gay Magazine.